|Title:||The penitent Christian,: fitted with meditations and prayers, for a the devout receiving of the Holy Sacrament of the Lords Supper, / by Lewis Southcomb, rector of Rose-Ash in the county of Devon. ; For the benefit of the people under his charge, and others.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The penitent Christian,: fitted with meditations and prayers, for a the devout receiving of the Holy Sacrament of the Lords Supper, / by Lewis Southcomb, rector of Rose-Ash in the county of Devon. ; For the benefit of the people under his charge, and others.
London: Printed for R. Royston, bookseller to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1682.
Repentence -- Christianity
Lord's Supper -- Church of England
TO THE Right Reverend Father in God, THOMAS Lord Bishop of Exon.
To the People of his Charge, the Parishioners of Rose-Ash in the County of Devon.
OF THE HOLY SACRAMENT OF THE LORDS SUPPER.
CHAP. II. This do in remembrance of me.
CHAP. III. Of Examination of our Selves.
CHAP. IV. Considerations after Receiving.
A Prayer before the holy Sacrament.
A Thanksgiving and Prayer after Receiving.
A pious Resolution, which may be so∣lemnly made (on their Knees) by them, who since their Baptism, have had no opportunity to be confirmed by the Bishop: but yet (being rea∣dy and desirous to be confirmed) are willing to receive the Holy Sa∣crament.
An act of Resolution which may be humbly and devoutly made on their knees, by those who since their last receiving the holy Sacrament, have (through the violence of a Tempta∣tion, and it's daily solicitation, though constantly resisted) sometime fallen into some one act of known wil∣ful Sin.
A Prayer before the Sacrament; which may be used by them, who never re∣ceived it before.
A Prayer and Thanksgiving after the holy Sacrament, to be used only by such, as had never received it be∣fore.
A Prayer which may be used by them, who before they come to the Sacra∣ment, set apart something to be then offered up to God in Alms.
A Prayer for the Grace of Charity in forgiving, with particular reference to that petition in our Lord's Pray∣er, [forgive us our trespasses as we forgive, &c.] which may be used ei∣ther before the Sacrament, or any other time.
The Bookseller to the Reader.
Books lately Printed for R. Royston, Bookseller to His most Sacred Ma∣jesty.